DeSantis and Pence vowed to revert Fort Liberty’s name to Fort Bragg, honoring a Confederate general, while Haley refused to condemn the Confederate flag.
“This is the completion of the insurrection," Reid said of Greene's assignments to House committees.
Flags are used to instil pride and hope, but for many people, the Mississippi flag represents oppression and terror. We traveled to Jackson, Mississippi to figure out why its state flag still contains the Confederate emblem, and why people are so passionate about flags in the first place.
Slavery was the cause of the Civil War. Yet, some students are only just learning this today. This is partly because, after the war ended, some white southerners started organizations dedicated to promoting textbooks that taught that the war wasn’t about slavery, but rather about “states’ rights.” These false narratives continue to affect the way students are being taught Civil War history today. So why aren’t they taught the truth? And how does our failure to teach about slavery’s brutal legacy affect our ability to solve the issues facing our country today?
Civil War bullets, coins, pictures and more were discovered in a second time capsule buried in Richmond.
“The search for this moldy Confederate box is over. We’re moving on.”
Brian Gossert of the Mansfield Borough Police Department came under fire for political statements made on social media while on duty and in uniform.
In order to avoid confrontation between right-wing militias and counter-protesters at the famous Confederate monument, officials closed the park for a day.
In an interview with Billboard, country icon Dolly Parton spoke out in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, saying, “Of course Black lives matter. Do we think our little white asses are the only ones that matter? No!”
The White House issued a formal veto threat to the National Defense Authorization Act because it renames Army bases that honor Confederate traitors.